Friday November 04
Jlin and Qrion at EMPAC: Electronic heavyweights at the best venue. Late show. Do not miss this.
First Friday Albany: Arts, culture, music, and more around Albany.
Arbor Hillstory at Albany Barn: Jamel Mosely “explores the people and stories of Arbor Hill’s past and present through candid interviews and photo sessions”
UNtrash at Albany Barn: Full day of art and celebration for Breathing Lights.
Big Ditch Tasting at Excelsior Pub: Sampling brews from Buffalo.
Opening Reception: New Neighbors Screenprint Show at Stage 1: Screenprint art by Tim Fealey.
2016 Pride Center Gala at Hilton Albany: Benefit for the Pride Center.
Cannon the Brave at Ye Olde Wishin Shoppe: Live music and a trunk show to boot.
Everytime I Die at Upstate Concert Hall: With Beartooth, Fit For a King, Old Wounds.
Orquesta Victoria at the National Museum of Dance!: Tango orchestra.
Wes Tirey, Inch Band at The Low Beat: Rock from Asheville.
Titanics at The Rusty Nail: Acoustic, free.
Exhuman DECAYdence at Fuze: Goth night!
Bohm Dialogue at Savoy: Jazz.
Saturday November 05
FanboysInc’s Sip & Sketch at Pecks Arcade: Comic theme drink and draw.
Chairs: New work by Emily Isabella at Brunette: Go see some art and a cute wine bar in Kingston.
Yes! with Reality Beach at ACG: Poetry.
Teasy Roosevelt’s Election Extravaganza at The Hangar: Burlesque show.
Story Slam at Ground Zero: Tell / hear stories.
Built at NYS Museum: Fundraiser silent auction for Historic Albany.
Big Thief at MASS MoCA: Indie/lo-fi/acoustic/rock.
V for Vendetta at Madison Theatre: Late night screening.
Juliana Huxtable, Leor, Jack, Saint Marx at SMOG: Bard’s QSA, TLC, QPoC, Colored Womyn United present their annual Gender Blender.
The Blind Owl Band with Black Mountain Symphony at The Hollow: “Adirondack Freight Train String Muisc”.
Botanica with DJ Ephraim Asili at The Half Moon: Vinyl healing and good vibes.
Sunday November 06
Bill Maher at The Palace: Comedy.
Shane Mauss at Proctors: Comedy.
Art Omi: The sculpture fields are awesome.
Day trip to MASS MoCA: Pretty drive and a great museum.
The NYS Museum: Bunch of great exhibits and it’s right in your backyard.
Second-run movies at the Madison Theater: Only five bucks!
Movies at The Spectrum: First run, independent movies at a small centrally located theater.
Farmer’s Markets: Troy, Delmar, and Saratoga on Saturday, and Schenectady and Saratoga on Sunday.